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What are some of the most effective strategies in communicating nursing research on digital platforms? Research!America facilitated a half-day workshop titled “Maximizing Nursing Research and Digital Storytelling” at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHU SON) on April 26 with faculty and students to enhance their outreach to different audiences. Research!America Vice President of Communications Suzanne Ffolkes shared key findings from surveys commissioned by the alliance which revealed that while Americans consider scientists the most trusted spokespersons for the profession, less than a quarter can name an actual living scientist and only a third can name an institution where...
On behalf of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University, I am proud to join nurses from across the country in celebrating National Nurses Week 2018. With over 10,000 of our BSN, MSN, PhD and DNP graduates serving throughout the workforce, the education and expertise we provide prepares the next generation of nurses and patient care advocates across the country. This week is a time to not only reflect on the education we provide future generations of nurses, but to celebrate the accomplishments of those nurses who have dedicated their lives to the service of others. At the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, we are fortunate to have nursing faculty whose...
Nurses make up the largest segment of the healthcare profession, with approximately 3 million registered nurses in the U.S., and face challenges in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. A report released December 4 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing , shows significant progress over the last five years in transforming the nursing profession to adapt to an increasingly complex health care system. The report is an assessment of progress with implementing recommendations in the 2010 IOM report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health...
In honor of Public Health Thank You Day, we will be highlighting public health professionals throughout the day. Our third professional today is Julie Babyar, R.N., M.P.H., a science policy intern at Research!America. What drew you to a career in public health? When I started college, I originally intended to follow an animal sciences path. I took a population health class and soon decided to study nursing. From there, I felt a very natural instinct and draw to public health. In public health, you have an opportunity to make a difference by problem solving for communities on a large scale as well as for the individual community member. Looking back, I was raised and grew up with a strong...

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You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter